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  • Florida gas prices up more than other states last week

    Florida gas prices up more than other states last week
    Gasoline prices rose more in Florida than other states last week, and analysts link that difference partly to tighter supplies in the state for the week. Florida saw an average 11-cent increase at the pump last week, while prices hardly budged...
  • Senate committee passes bill legalizing fenced-in hunting

    A proposal to legalize Indiana's high-fenced deer-hunting preserves was approved by a Senate panel Monday after lawmakers made several changes to address ethical concerns and provide protection against the spread of disease. The Senate Natural...
  • Christie, lawmakers agree on forecast, differ on spending

    For the first time in 21 years, a New Jersey governor and the Legislature agree on how much money the state will bring in as they work out a new budget for the next fiscal year. But Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic-controlled Legislature...
  • First Savings Bank of Hegewisch opens branch in Oak Forest

    First Savings Bank of Hegewisch has opened a new branch at 4920 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest. The 3,400-square-foot branch features two drive-up lanes and is adjacent to the Metra commuter train station. The building had been home to PNC Bank, which closed...
  • Feds receive thousands of comments on Atlantic drilling

    Thousands of opinions poured in Monday as the deadline approached for commenting on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was receiving comments through midnight Monday on...
  • Labor officials: New Mexico, West Texas workers underpaid

    Violations of fair labor standards have resulted in hundreds of oilfield workers in New Mexico and West Texas being underpaid by more than $1.3 million, according to a review by federal officials. Most of the violations involved improper payments of...
  • Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

    There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to...
  • Colorado city vows to be carbon neutral, defying partisan politics

    Copenhagen and Melbourne have committed to the most aggressive carbon reduction goals on the planet. Now those two cities homes to 4.5 million people have been joined by a perhaps unlikely companion on the fast track to carbon neutrality: the Colorado...
  • Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling

    Frosh weighs in against Atlantic offshore oil and gas drilling
    Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has registered his "strong opposition" to permitting oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast, warning it could harm Maryland's beaches and the Chesapeake Bay. In comments filed with the U.S Bureau of Ocean Energy...
  • Maryland attorney general opposes offshore drilling plan

    Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is opposing a plan to allow drilling in the Atlantic region's outer continental shelf. Frosh said Monday he has written to the U.S. Interior Department. He says the idea "is beyond foolish" and would threaten...
  • Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not

    Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not
    Whether or not Florida Gov. Rick Scott banned the phrase "climate change," there's no question the state has not made the issue a priority. Low-lying Florida, which has the second-longest coastline of any state, is especially vulnerable to rising sea...